Nutritional Support - WIC (Women, Infant and Children) - Gunnison and Hinsdale County Department of Health and Human Services

220 N Spruce St

 
Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides the following for pregnant women, new parents, and caregivers with infants and children younger than age five who cannot afford an adequate diet or who have a condition which shows a need for better nutrition:
- Free nutritious groceries
- Personal and online nutrition counseling
- Breastfeeding support (e.g., information, classes, support groups, peer counselors, loaned breast pumps to those exclusively breastfeeding)
- Referrals for assistance with medical, dental, housing needs

Families do not need to be U.S. citizens and will not be asked about legal status.

WIC families receive a debit-type card to purchase milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, juice, vegetables, peanut butter, beans and infant formula in most grocery stores.
LocationGunnison County
Geographical AreaGunnison, Hinsdale County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall, walk in or go online for more information
Intake RequirementsMust provide:
- Photo ID
- Proof of Income
- Proof of Residency
Helpful TipsIndividuals may visit any WIC office and do not need to be a resident of a particular county to receive services in that county.

Colorado PEAK provides a questionnaire that will give people answers about whether or not they may qualify for benefits for programs that provide food assistance, cash assistance, WIC supplemental nutrition benefits, and other types of assistance. Access Colorado PEAK at https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityFamilies with children age 5 or younger, and pregnant and breast feeding women who are at or below 185% poverty level.

Must live in Colorado, be at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level, and meet one of the following criteria:
- Pregnant women
- Breastfeeding women
- Families (including single fathers, caregivers, etc.) with a child younger than five years old

Women who have miscarried are also eligible for up to six months.

Families already receiving Medicaid, SNAP, or TANF are automatically eligible for WIC.

Pregnant women will be counted as two individuals when determining household size.

2018 - 2019 Monthly Income Guidelines
Household of 1 - $1872 monthly
Household of 2 - $2538 monthly
Household of 3 - $3204 monthly
Household of 4 - $3870 monthly
Household of 5 - $4536 monthly
Household of 6 - $5202 monthly
Household of 7 - $5868 monthly
Household of 8 - $6534 monthly
For each additional household member add $666 (monthly)
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (970) 641-0209 (Administration)
Physical Site Address 1 220 N Spruce St
Physical Site City, State, Zip Gunnison, CO 81230
Main Phone (970) 641-0209 (Administration)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 or dial 711
Fax (970) 641-8346
Web Address http://www.gunnisoncounty.org/149/Health-Human-Services
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Gunnison and Hinsdale County Department of Health and Human Services
Affiliated Program: 220 N Spruce St
This Service: Nutritional Support - WIC (Women, Infant and Children) - Gunnison and Hinsdale County Department of Health and Human Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: WIC (NL-6000.9500)